Product name: Barium fluoride
Molecular formula: BaF2
Molecular Weight: 175.34 g/mol
Barium fluoride is a chemical compound of barium and fluorine. It occurs innature as the mineral frankdicksonite.Barium fluoride can be used as a material to make optical components such as lenses. It is used eg. in windows for infrared spectroscopy, in particular in the field of fuel oil analysis.
Barium fluoride is used as flux of smelting magnesium, as additive of electrolysis aluminium, in coating optical lenses and filter, in coating agent of titanium pigment, in fluorescent agent of cathode ray screen. It is also used in ceramic and glass industry.